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Port Douglas Retreat

3.5 of 5 31 - 33 Mowbray Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights and I was most impressed with Port douglas retreat. Firstly, the location is ideal. A 5 minute walk to beautiful Four mile beach and a stones throw away from local bars, cafes and restsurants. David and Joyce are very welcoming and they will book all your excursions and day trips, which is one less... More 

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PDRetreat, Owner at Port Douglas Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and thank you for choosing us for your holidays. We are so glad that we could help you enjoy your holidays. We enjoyed having you stay with us. Our location is often mentioned as being ideal. Being so close to the beach and restaurants means that you do not need to get shuttle buses... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Port Douglas Retreat. David and Joyce were very warm and welcoming, as well as insightful and readily able to provide local advice. The ability to book tours and activities directly from the reception also facilitated our stay. All of our small requests were met generously, which enabled us to feel well taken care... More 

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PDRetreat, Owner at Port Douglas Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and also thank you for staying with us. We are happy to read that we could help you relax and enjoy your holidays in Port Douglas. Your title 'A little piece of paradise' is very kind. We try very hard to have our property look and feel like it belongs in the tropics. We are... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

We had a wonderful week in Port Douglas and David and Joyce helped to make it a lovely experience. We had a room overlooking the pool which was delightful. The garden was very pretty and the pool and BBQ area always kept clean. The rooms had everything you'd want for self catering and the large double bed was great. We... More 

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PDRetreat, Owner at Port Douglas Retreat, responded to this review

We thank ChrisLee2012 very much for their kind words. It is very encouraging to read that you enjoyed your holidays so much. We are also very happy to read that we could provide everything you needed for your holidays and that you enjoyed our pool and BBQ area. We receive many positive comments about our pool and BBQ area, the... More 

Wollongong, Australia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Everything very good EXCEPT the Air conditioning was SO NOISY! Otherwise the bed was comfortable, the pool was lovely, the amenities were fine for a serve yourself apartment. David and Joyce were very helpful with booking trips and local knowledge, etc. Close to everything If visiting Port Douglas in peak season - when you only need the fan (not the... More 

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PDRetreat, Owner at Port Douglas Retreat, responded to this review

We are happy to read that you enjoyed your holidays so much and also enjoyed the tours we recommended for you. You came at at very special time to witness the total solar eclipse and we are glad that you were able to be here. We are also glad that you found us almost perfect. We are sorry that you... More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Convenient location, comfortable well equipped apart hotel syle rooms and lovely grounds and gardens. For us, as long stay travellers in Australia with a degree of self catering in our routine, the barbecue area overlooking the beautiful pool, the kitchenette in the apartment and laundry facilities were an important draw.

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minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We went to Port Douglas as a jumping off point to snorkel and visit Daintree National Park. We had our own car, so the location was great. You can easily walk to the many nearby restaurants in town and is 5 minutes from marina for snorkeling (You can walk there too, but we were picked up) The units are clean... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We stayed for 7 nights and we cannot praise this highly enough,from the accommodation to the help and advice from the managers. Just a great place to stay. This was a taste of tropical paradise for our holiday.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

What can I say? This was on of the most relaxing places I've ever had the pleasure of staying at. The room was nice and neat and with the neighbouring pool's "waterfall" sound at night, it was the best night's sleep I've ever had while on holidays! There is no daily service of towels and bed being made up, but... More 

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PDRetreat, Owner at Port Douglas Retreat, responded to this review

We are so happy to read that you have had the "best sleep on any of your holidays. This would mean you were relaxed and able to enjoy your holidays in Port Douglas. We receive many positive comments about the presentation of the apartments and how much this has contributed to the enjoyment and relaxation of our guests. Our self... More 

Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

For our first time to Port Douglas we were recommended to stay at Port Douglas Retreat, for the price you could not find better accommodation. Walking distance to pubs, shops and the beach. The facilities were exactly what you needed, a beautiful BBQ area, tropical well maintained pool with beautiful quite gardens. David and Joyce keep the place immaculately maintained... More 

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PDRetreat, Owner at Port Douglas Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you to Caitlin for your review. We are very happy to read your review of our accommodation. We are also happy to read that we could contribute to your enjoyment of beautiful Port Douglas and the area. We are also glad that you found us to be so well located and that you could walk to the beach restaurants... More 

Foster, Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Best value in Port Douglas near to town and a short walk to Four Mile beach. Lovely pool and garden the resort is well maintained and run by David and Joyce. Ideal for couples who want a quite holiday or base to explore from. We've stayed there for four years each time for longer.

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PDRetreat, Owner at Port Douglas Retreat, responded to this review

So happy to read of another guest who enjoys staying with us at Port Douglas Retreat. We receive many positive remarks about our pool and BBQ area. We see many of our guests sitting around in the late afternoons talking with our other guests, discussing their tours and experiences. It is a popular place to sit back and relax. As... More 

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Address: 31 - 33 Mowbray Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Port Douglas Retreat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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